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Open Rank Non-Tenure Track Clinical Faculty Position in Occupational Therapy



About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.


Job Description:

Binghamton University's Division of Occupational Therapy, located at the newly renovated, state-of-the art health sciences campus in Johnson City, New York, is conducting a cluster hire for its developing entry-level occupational therapy doctoral (OTD) program and invites applicants for full-time, campus-based, 10-month faculty appointments. The position encompasses teaching, innovation, and clinically-driven scholarship.

Responsibilities include participating in ongoing curriculum development, implementation, and assessment for the developing entry-level doctoral program. Close collaboration with other faculty within the Division and with faculty in related departments is expected. Candidates are expected to have or to be developing a clinical scholarship or innovation agenda. The candidates should minimally have three years of experience in occupational therapy assessment and intervention with a strong clinical background in one or more of the following areas of practice: adult and older adult physical disabilities and chronic conditions; adult and older adult mental health; infant, child, and adolescent physical disabilities and chronic conditions; infant, child, and adolescent mental health; developmental, learning, and intellectual disabilities; foundations of occupational therapy and occupational science; functional anatomy and neuroanatomy; functional kinesiology; assistive technologies and environmental modification; population/community health, wellness and prevention; health care systems and delivery models of practice. In addition to teaching and scholarship, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in student academic advising, as well as service at the Division, College and University levels.

The candidate will be assigned courses based on area of expertise, contribute to advising and mentoring students, and engage in Program and University committees as appropriate.

Faculty rank and salary are dependent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.

Additional Information:

The program has earned ACOTE Candidacy status and launched the inaugural class in Fall 2023. Specific start dates for successful candidates are negotiable and based upon assigned course load.


Requirements:

Qualifications:
  • Ideal candidates must possess an academic doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, ScD, OTD) awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized institutional accrediting agency.
  • Candidates who are occupational therapists must be eligible for a New York State occupational therapy license.
  • Faculty who are not occupational therapy practitioners and teaching in the occupational therapy program must be licensed or otherwise regulated as required by their profession.
  • Candidates must demonstrate contemporary expertise in any one or more of the following content areas: older adult physical disabilities and chronic conditions; adult and older adult mental health; infant, child, and adolescent physical disabilities and chronic conditions; infant, child, and adolescent mental health; developmental, learning, and intellectual disabilities; foundations of occupational therapy and occupational science; functional anatomy and neuroanatomy; functional kinesiology; assistive technologies and environmental modifications; population/community health, wellness and prevention; health care systems and delivery models of practice.
  • Candidates are expected to have or to be developing a clinical scholarship or innovation agenda.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience, especially in an accredited graduate-level occupational therapy program, is preferred.
  • Candidates with interest/experience in outcomes assessment are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with an interest in innovative instructional approaches, which can include active learning, problem-based approaches, case-based approaches, and simulation are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with an interest in interprofessional education and mentorship are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates with an interest in scholarship of teaching and learning are encouraged to apply.
Additional Information:

Binghamton University values and fosters a global, service-oriented, and inclusive learning community. Binghamton is located in the affordable and beautiful Southern Tier of New York State, 40 minutes from Syracuse, NY, one hour from the Finger Lakes Region, one hour from Scranton, PA, and three hours from New York City and Philadelphia. Binghamton University is ranked by the Wall Street Journal as #2 for the best public school in the Northeast United States for student outcomes, and ranks as #33 for the best public university in the nation by US News and World Reports, 2022.

Binghamton is a nationally recognized research institution with one of the two fastest- growing research programs in New York State. The Health Sciences campus is located in a newly constructed/renovated complex in Johnson City, New York. The Decker School of Nursing and Health Sciences houses state of the art simulation laboratory facilities deemed the best in the Northeast United States. Applicants can learn more about Binghamton University by exploring this link: https://www.binghamton.edu/about/

Binghamton University offers a generous benefits package and competitive salaries: https://www.binghamton.edu/offices/human-resources/benefits/benefits-at-glance.html

Binghamton University offers a generous retirement benefit that includes employer contributions. Information on the New York State retirement system are found here: https://www.binghamton.edu/offices/human-resources/benefits/retirement/index.html


Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here .

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov .

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply using the university's applicant-tracking system Interview Exchange http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=173246. Interested candidates should submit the following documents to the link above: a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three professional references to Binghamton University Interview Exchange.

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp.

The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences is committed to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching and working environment.

The search committee is accepting applications now, and is reviewing candidates as they are submitted. Applications will continue to be accepted until positions are filled.

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